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A collection of travel blogs from various trips

Hawaii Trip – Kauai Photos

Hawaii photos from my time on the Island of Kauai.   Technorati Tags: hawaii, kauai, travel

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Hawaii Trip – Oahu Photos

Photos of the Oahu island portion of my Hawaii trip. Technorati Tags: hawaii, north shore, oahu, pearl harbor, travel, uss arizona, uss missouri, windward shore

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Hawaii Trip – Part 1 – Toronto to Honolulu via Dallas

I stayed up all night Saturday booking and packing for my trip. I’ve traveled to many places but Hawaii proved a challenge just because of the logistics of deciding which islands to go to and evaluation the cost benefit analysis … Continue reading

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Hawaii Trip – Part 2 – Pearl Harbour and Downtown Honolulu

It was Labor day and I was unsure what attractions were opened and closed. The plan was to go to the Pearl Harbor Memorial and get there early to get tickets as there are a limited amount each day. I … Continue reading

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Hawaii Trip – Part 3 – North Shore – Haleiwa, Waimea Beach, Pupukea Beach, Sharks Cove, Three Tables Beach, Turtle Beach

It was the North shore van tour today. For $20 the hostel arranged a driver to take us to visit the north shore beaches and all its splendor. The first stop was in the small town of Haleiwa. Here was … Continue reading

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Hawaii Trip – Part 4 – Windward Coast – Kailua beach, Waimanalo beach, Makapu’u lookout & hike, Nuuanu Pali lookout

With little left to explore in Waikiki I joined the windward tour which visits several popular beaches on the windward side. We stopped at the whole foods in Wailua where we grabbed some lunch. They had a special deal where … Continue reading

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Hawaii Trip – Part 5 – Diamond Head, Hanauma Bay, National Cemetery of the Pacific, and Duke’s Marketplace

Today I woke up early to catch a 6:56am bus to Diamond Head crater for a hike. The hike up Diamond Head itself took probably 1hr but with taking photos, took another half hour. Great views of the city! I’m … Continue reading

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Hawaii Trip – Part 6 – Honolulu Oahu to Lihue Kauai

I hopped on the 9am bus and arrived at the airport around 10, to catch my Island Air flight to Lihue. I looked at the airline checked luggage signs and learned that Island air had a 16 lb luggage limit … Continue reading

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Hawaii Trip – Part 7 – Kipu Falls, Poipu Beach, Shipwreck Beach

Todays plan was to head south west towards Kipu falls, Poipu beach, and Shipwreck beach. On the way to Kipu falls, Google GPS lead us to an ATV ranch, but no signs about Kipu falls were to be found. After … Continue reading

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Hawaii Trip – Part 8 – Kalalau Trail

Upon recommendation, I decided to do the one way 4 mile Kalalau trail to some waterfall. It was a long and hot hike up the rocky sides of the coast. I regretted carrying only 500 ml of water. I should … Continue reading

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